Definition of sapling noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

sapling

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈsæplɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsæplɪŋ//
 
Plants
 
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a young tree See related entries: Plants Word Origin Middle English: from the noun sap + -ling.
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